Change of Deadlines for the ALMC Meeting in Puerto Rico

Ernesto Weil eweil at
Fri Feb 16 15:04:07 EST 2001

The Organizing Committee for the "30th. Scientific Meeting of the =
Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean",  to be hosted by =
the Department of Marine Sciences of the University of Puerto Rico, =
decided to extend the deadlines for submission of abstracts and =
registration to April 1, 2001. Information about the meeting and =
registration forms can be found at http// Instructions and =
forms to become a member of the Association can also be found in the web =
site. =20


Dr. Ernesto Weil
Depart. of Marine Sciences, UPR
PO BOX 908 Lajas PR 00667
Ph. (787) 899-2048 x. 241
FAX (787) 899-2630/899-5500.

30th Scientific Meeting of the Association of Marine

Laboratories of the Caribbean - AMLC

June 24-29, 2001=20

La Parguera, Puerto Rico.=20

The Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean (AMLC) is =
pleased to announce the 30th Scientific Meeting of the Association. This =
meeting will be hosted by the Department of Marine Sciences of the =
University of Puerto Rico in La Parguera, Puerto Rico, June 24-29, 2001.

Contact persons are Dr. Ernesto Weil, President of the AMLC, (PO BOX 908 =
Lajas, PR 00667), Pho. (787) 899-2048 ext. 241, Fax. (787) =
899-5500/2630, (eweil at, Mrs. Zulma Martinez, and Mrs. =
Lilivette Valle (PO BOX 908, Lajas, PR 00667. Tel. (787) 899-2048 ext. =
223. Fax. (787) 899-5500 (zulma at / =
lili at Abstracts should be e-mailed to =
almc at


The Organizing and Scientific Committees have proposed eight main themes =
for the meeting which reflect current regional problems and priorities =
in marine research and management development in the region. Each theme =
will have a half day session.. A general topics session will include all =
those topics not included in the theme list. Wednesday 27 is a field =
/excursion day.=20

-  Diseases of Coastal Marine Organisms in the Wider Caribbean, Status =
and Prognosis.

- Oceanography, Coastal Processes and Remote Sensing. Status and =
Applications of New Tools.

- Natural and Anthropogenic Disturbances in Caribbean Marine Communities

- Marine Biotechnology - Natural Products - Molecular Approaches and =
Future Benefits

- Biodiversity and Ecology of Marine Communities in the Wider Caribbean. =

- Fisheries and Aquaculture in the Wider Caribbean: Status and Future=20

- Marine Protected Areas (MPA's): What's next?

- General Topics in Marine Research in the Caribbean

Abstracts- Registration - Dead lines

The deadline for early registration and abstract submission has been =
changed to April 1, 2001. Please consult the AMLC webpage =
(http// for detailed information on abstract and manuscript =
format, hotel reservations and registration fees and forms. =
ALMC-Membership application form can be found in the web page.

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